Physical classes for grades nine to 12 are set to resume in over a dozen cities of Punjab, including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, and Gujrat from April 19 (Monday).
In a tweet, Education Minister Murad Raas announced that in-person classes for grades 9,10,11,12 will start at all public and private schools in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Multan, TT Singh, Sargoda, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, and DG Khan on April 19.
Classes 9,10,11,12 to start in Public & Private Schools on April 19th on Monday & Thursday in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Multan, TTSingh, Sargoda, Bahawalpur, RYK, DG Khan. Remaining Districts to follow regular Schedule
— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) April 16, 2021
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All educational institutions in mentioned districts were closed due to high positivity rate of Covid-19 cases.
The minister further said classes will take place only on Mondays and Thursdays.
“Entire Classes of 9,10,11,12 to be called on only Monday and Thursday. Since Classrooms of 1 through 8 will be empty, students can be spread over the whole school to follow SOPS,” he tweeted.